Five teenagers and a 12-year-old have been charged following a fire at a derelict furniture store.

The fire took place on Saturday November 12, at the Robertson’s building in Barrack Street, Dundee.

Emergency services were called at about 6pm.

The fire sent a large column of smoke over the city which could be seen from the opposite bank of the Tay.

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At the height of the incident, nine fire engines attended the scene and two remained on site on Sunday November 13.

Police said four 13-year-old boys, a 13-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy have been arrested and charged as a result.

Reports will be sent to both the Youth Justice Assessor and Procurator Fiscal.

Detective Constable David Feeney, from Dundee CID said: “We are aware of the devastating impact this fire had on Dundee and I would like to take this opportunity to thank the public for assisting with our investigation.”